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casual dining

Leadership

Dave George named Darden COO

The casual-dining chain operator also named Dan Kiernan president of Olive Garden.

Financing

J. Alexander's-Ninety Nine merger dealt a big blow

A pair of advisory firms are recommending that shareholders vote against the deal.

The company is slowing growth of Del Frisco's Grille amid sales challenges.

The former Ruby Tuesday executive will take over for the retired G.J. Hart.

The California-based family-dining chain is taking its expansion east.

The former Ignite and Au Bon Pain CEO is “bullish” on the opportunity.

The company said its same-store sales are down 5.1% this quarter.

Guests can enjoy prix fixe menus and happy hour deals.

The food and games chain’s stock surged, thanks to amusements, despite declining same-store sales.

Operations will cease at the company’s two family-dining concepts.

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